Part-Time Therapist (Remote)

  • Little Otter
  • Remote
  • Apr 01, 2022
Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Job Description

The Role
We are looking for mental health providers who want to build a new way of delivering high-quality, evidence-based mental health care because they are dissatisfied with the status quo. We want providers who are excited to work at an early stage startup and impact the way we provide exceptional virtual mental healthcare.
Part-time Schedule Options (20/hrs per week example)
M-F: 12pm-5pm
M-F: 1 day-9am-5pm, 2 days-3pm-5pm, 1 day-3pm-7pm
M-F:1 day-9am-6pm, 1 day-11am-8pm, 1 day-3pm-5pm


    • Provide high-quality, evidence-based teletherapy via the Little Otter platform to children ages 0-14 years old, parents, and families
    • Provide assessment and treatment planning using validated measures and clinical interviewing with children and parents
    • Conduct evidence-based interventions for children and parents including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies, Exposure Therapy for Anxiety, Parent Management Training (PMT), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Child and Family Psychotherapy (CPP) etc.
    • Evidence-based interventions for parents, couples, and families
    • Engage with collateral informants/providers including educators, other professionals including physical, occupational, and speech therapists and other family members
    • Communicate with families using the messaging feature of the Little Otter platform 
    • Work as a member of a Little Otter collaborative care team including our clinical care lead who coordinates care and, if indicated, parenting specialists and psychiatrists to conduct assessments, develop care plans and provide personalized care to children ages 0 to 14 years old
    • Complete clinical documentation using the Little Otter platform for each patient including intake notes, progress notes, treatment plans
    • Participate in regular Little Otter collaborative care meetings
    • Be a passionate learner and creator and participate in continuing education, case conferences, peer supervision, and training in evidence-based practices, diversity and inclusion, clinical skills etc. 
    • Meet regularly with the Little Otter leadership team to share experiences and insights, give feedback, and contribute to the development of Little Otter
    • Serve as an integral part of the development of strategies to transform the delivery of mental healthcare to children and families
    • Contribute to family-facing content (video, written, webinars) on child mental health, child development, family stress, parent mental health, specific challenges and disorders

About You

      • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PhD, PsyD), Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors (LCPC)
      • Received degree from accredited training program
      • Licensed to practice in California, Florida, Texas, North Carolina or New York
      • 3+ years of direct clinical experience providing psychotherapy to children and families with demonstrated expertise in treating common mental health disorders in children ages 2-14 through evidence-based practices (CBT, PCIT, etc.) and experience providing care to preschool and elementary school children
      • Experience and belief in providing measurement-based care
      • Knowledge of techniques such as motivational interviewing, SMART goal setting, assessing client readiness to change
      • Experience providing interdisciplinary collaborative care and working with children, parents, and other providers and educators
      • Excellent communicator (verbal and written)
      • Comfortable with technology and interested in incorporating technology solutions into clinic care
      • Experience with electronic medical records
      • Excited to collaborate with top childhood mental health experts, software engineers, and designers to implement outstanding care models
      • Loves working with children and families and is passionate about mental health 
Bonus Skills
    • Experience, interest in, and knowledge about clinical research and evidence-base for child mental health care
    • Professionally bilingual in English and Spanish and/or other languages
    • Licensed in multiple states

Why Us?

    • A collaborative community of mission-driven professionals who want to help children and families
    • Team-based care environment, along with weekly case consultations
    • In-house software that makes billing, note-taking, and care planning easy
    • On-going training/certification in evidence-based therapies
    • Parenting Specialists and Psychiatrists to provide parenting interventions and/or medication management
    • A full-time care lead who supplements the work of our providers by coordinating care, managing schedules, and supporting families in-between sessions
    • Benefits include, but are not limited to: competitive salary and equity in a seed-stage startup, comprehensive health benefits (health, dental, medical), a flexible remote-first working environment and parental leave
About the Company
Early intervention is essential for lifelong health and wellness. Still, most families and children do not receive the mental health support they desperately need. Little Otter is a venture-backed startup reimagining how children and families receive mental health care. We bring technology, proprietary methods, and exceptional providers together to deliver high-quality mental health support directly to families and children anytime, anywhere. Little Otter's assessments identify a family's unique needs, providing a customized care plan that includes a mix of teletherapy and digital self-management tools. Parents receive personalized and judgment-free support that grows with their family over time. Little Otter is the first product of its kind that is sold directly to families. Our goal is to break down existing barriers to high-quality services and empower parents to help their kids when they need it the most.